Germany 🇩🇪

Capital City of Germany:
Berlin

Population:
83 Millions (2018)

Official language:
German

Currency:
EUR = Euro

Best time to visit Germany

May to August for best weather, beer gardens and great hikes;  September and October for fewer crowds and awesome colors.

Top things to see

  • The hype Berlin that is for us also the best live museum city in the world!
  • Munich with its unique charming Bavarian and Alpine flair and top quality beer and food.
  • To experience Northern Germany visit the two Hanseatic cities Hamburg and Lübeck.
  • Cologne, with its cathedral, the oldest in the world, will enchant you.
  • For a good glimpse of Eastern Germany Dresden is the town to visit.
  • The Holocaust sites, such as Dachau and Buchenwald are to be seen as a respectful memorial and reminder of human horror.
  • Among the hundreds of beautiful castles we recommend a visit of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

Top things to do

  • Get lost in perfect little small towns, such as Bamberg or Weimar.
  • Cruise the Rhine River and take millions of picures of the gorgeous sites.
  • Drink purity law beers in a picturesque beer garden or hall in Bavaria.
  • Hike the Alpine meadows.  Use the telecabins up the mountains to save time and energy.
  • Drive Germany´s most popular scenic byway, the Romantic Road.
New Town Hall in Munich
Ludwigsburg Palace

Eat & Drink

  • A full German Frühstück is a must to try in the morning.
  • Coffee and cakes in the afternoon is a wonderful tradition to take time to relax during your day.
  • Try the different recipes of potato salad and sauerkraut.
  • Choose among the hundreds of types of sausages like the “Currywurst”
  • Find your favorite type of beer and eat a giant “Brezel” with it.

Trademarks

  • Cuckoo clocks
  • Autobahn (no speed limits)
  • Octoberfest in Munich (beer, dirndls, lederhosen and music)
  • the remaining pieces of the Berlin Wall
  • Premium cars like Porsche, Audi, BMW and Mercedes

Useful words and expressions

“Willkommen” 

English German
Hello Hallo
Goodbye Auf Wiedersehen
Thank you Dankeschön
Please Bitte
How much is it? Wieviel kostet es?

 

Festivals in Germany

  • Octoberfest in Munich – starting last week of September.
  • Christmas markets in December – the market in Nuremberg is one of the most famous and popular in Germany.
Neuschwanstein Castle